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Need a Lawyer?

September 18, 2018 Committees

Do you need to find a qualified lawyer with experience you can trust? If you need an unbiased referral based on a lawyer's qualifications, email the Lawyer Referral Service. For over 40 years, the New Orleans Bar Association has provided… Read More »

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NOBA Members Receive National Awards

July 31, 2018 News

NOBA Members Receive National Awards Dana M. Douglas, President, amongst those honored at the 2018 National Bar Association Conference in New Orleans.         The New Orleans Bar Association (NOBA) is pleased to announce th… Read More »

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Advice To Young Lawyers (And Old) Regarding Client Management

July 31, 2018 Committees

Written by: Steven J. Lane, Herman, Herman & Katz NOBA Family Law Committee Chair             For those of you young lawyers (or old ones) who handle hourly cases (or even contingent … Read More »

Filling the Lacuna with Water: HB 391 and Louisiana’s Problem with Public Access to Water Photo

Filling the Lacuna with Water: HB 391 and Louisiana’s Problem with Public Access to Water

July 6, 2018 Committees

Filling the Lacuna with Water: HB 391 and Louisiana’s Problem with Public Access to Water Written by: Christopher R. Handy, Carver Darden For NOBA’s Property Law Committee As sea levels rise and Louisiana loses a “fo… Read More »

Have Commercial Lenders Been Misusing The US Bankruptcy Code To Defraud Student Borrowers? Photo

Have Commercial Lenders Been Misusing The US Bankruptcy Code To Defraud Student Borrowers?

June 15, 2018 Committees

Written by: Lynn E. Swanson, Jones, Swanson, Huddell & Garrison LLC   In a case that could provide the basis for a new understanding of the US Bankruptcy Code as it applies to student loans, a Texas judge has ruled not only that so… Read More »

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Divorces Will Be Affected By New Tax Laws In Six Months

June 13, 2018 Committees

 Written by: Steven Lane, Family Law Committee Chair             The new Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (P.L. 115-97) (“TCJA”)will begin to take effect as regards certain divorce-related issues come Janua… Read More »

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New Method of Measuring Miles in Custody Relocation Cases

June 6, 2018 Committees

Written by: Steven Lane, Family Law Commitee Chair               Within the last several months, the Louisiana Fifth Circuit Court of Appeal reviewed a custody relocation case from… Read More »

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How To Remember Veterans on Memorial Day

May 25, 2018 Committees

There's a special bond between lawyers and veterans, since both take an oath to uphold the U.S. Constitution in service to our country. Our veterans have gone even further, by taking a solemn oath to protect and defend the Constitution with t… Read More »

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Product Liability Issues in Maritime Law

May 18, 2018 Committees

By Cayce Peterson, Products Liability Committee Chair The NOBA Products Liability and Maritime & International Law Committees recently teamed up to present a CLE on the crossover of products liability in maritime cases.  The well-atte… Read More »

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A Conversation with Current and Former In-House Counsel - What Works, What Irks

May 1, 2018 Committees

Written by Shannon S. Holtzman, Business Litigation Committee Chair On April 26, 2018, the Business Litigation Committee presented an interactive panel discussion with current and former in-house counsel Renee Masinter (Entergy), Tom Hamrick (… Read More »

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